Fr. James W. Queren

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Order: SSJ
Ordained: 1968
Status: Accused

Died: 08/29/1992
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette LA

In 10/21 three men in their 50s stated publicly that Queren repeatedly sexually abused them and “nearly a dozen” other boys when they were 10- and 11-year-old altar servers at Holy Family in Lawtell. The priest allegedly used them to recruit other boys, and tried to have them “do each other” in a group. At least one of them had come forward to the diocese in 2018. Queren died in 1992.

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